Passport Applications

If you are traveling abroad, we can help you expedite receipt of your passport. To obtain a U.S. Passport, qualified residents must apply to the U.S. State Department - Bureau of Consular Affairs. Routine processing of a passport application generally takes about 4 to 6 weeks from the time of application. Except in certain circumstances, passports are valid for ten (10) years. Applicants are encouraged to renew their passport at least six (6) months prior to its expiration.

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First-Time Applicants

The following items are required for the processing of a FIRST-TIME applicant:

  • DS-11 Form
  • Two (2) current passport photos.
  • Birth certificate (original or certified copy).
  • Check or Money Order made payable to: U.S. Department of State
    • Regular Service: $135.00
    • Expedited Service: $195.00

Passport Renewal

If your passport has recently expired, or will expire soon, the following items are required to complete processing:

  • DS-82 Form
  • Two (2) current passport-sized photos.
  • Your expired passport.
  • Check or Money Order made payable to: U.S. Department of State
    • Regular Service: $110.00
    • Expedited Service: $170.00

Additional Information

If you are in urgent need of a first-time passport or passport renewal, my office may be able to expedite the processing of these applications. For assistance, please contact my office at (202) 225-3101

More information regarding passports are listed below: